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Dussehra at Raipur’s WRS site to be shifted, Railways to issue directives

Railway sources said that an official order to this effect might be issued at the earliest

The well known and widely attended Dussehra celebrations held at WRS colony might come to an end or be shifted elsewhere.

This is being in wake of fact that Amritsar train tragedy that claimed as many as 61 lives.

Railway sources said that an official order to this effect might be issued at the earliest.

It need be mentioned that Amritsar train tragedy took place as many had gathered on tracks as they witnessed the Dussehra celebrations.

The train then soon passed on that route and ran over many.

It emerged later that as many as 61 had died by then.

The Railways authorities have for now decided to issue a warning to the organizers to not organize such functions at the site from here on.

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